24 ideas
22070 | Irony is consciousness of abundant chaos [Schlegel,F] |
22069 | Plato has no system. Philosophy is the progression of a mind and development of thoughts [Schlegel,F] |
18344 | Truth and falsehood must track what does or doesn't exist [Bigelow] |
10775 | The axiom of choice now seems acceptable and obvious (if it is meaningful) [Tharp] |
10766 | Logic is either for demonstration, or for characterizing structures [Tharp] |
10767 | Elementary logic is complete, but cannot capture mathematics [Tharp] |
10769 | Second-order logic isn't provable, but will express set-theory and classic problems [Tharp] |
10762 | In sentential logic there is a simple proof that all truth functions can be reduced to 'not' and 'and' [Tharp] |
10776 | The main quantifiers extend 'and' and 'or' to infinite domains [Tharp] |
10774 | There are at least five unorthodox quantifiers that could be used [Tharp] |
10777 | Skolem mistakenly inferred that Cantor's conceptions were illusory [Tharp] |
10773 | The Löwenheim-Skolem property is a limitation (e.g. can't say there are uncountably many reals) [Tharp] |
10765 | Soundness would seem to be an essential requirement of a proof procedure [Tharp] |
10763 | Completeness and compactness together give axiomatizability [Tharp] |
10770 | If completeness fails there is no algorithm to list the valid formulas [Tharp] |
10771 | Compactness is important for major theories which have infinitely many axioms [Tharp] |
10772 | Compactness blocks infinite expansion, and admits non-standard models [Tharp] |
10764 | A complete logic has an effective enumeration of the valid formulas [Tharp] |
10768 | Effective enumeration might be proved but not specified, so it won't guarantee knowledge [Tharp] |
22068 | Poetry is transcendental when it connects the ideal to the real [Schlegel,F] |
22030 | For poets free choice is supreme [Schlegel,F] |
22071 | True love is ironic, in the contrast between finite limitations and the infinity of love [Schlegel,F] |
22029 | Irony is the response to conflicts of involvement and attachment [Schlegel,F, by Pinkard] |
14409 | I am a presentist, and all language and common sense supports my view [Bigelow] |